(KITTANNING, Pa.) — An escaped inmate has been captured in western Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania State Police said on Friday that Robert Crissman was caught a little more than 24 hours after he walked away from the Armstrong County Jail, where he was serving time for a probation violation. He is suspected of killing a woman during his brief freedom.
Crissman had trustee status at the jail, meaning he was allowed to do certain jobs, and on Thursday, he had access to a door so he could take meals from a truck to the inmates.
There’s no violent crime in Crissman’s past but authorities suspect the murder may have ties to drug use.
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